Category: Africa


Another 222 Ethiopian migrants return home from Yemen

Another 222 stranded Ethiopian migrants in Yemen have been airlifted from Sana’a to Addis Ababa on 6-11 May 2019, said the...
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At least 65 migrants drowned as boat capsizes off Tunisia

At least 65 migrants have drowned after a boat carrying irregular migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia, the UN Refugee...
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Migrants caught in clashes in Libya lose hope of reaching Europe

As armed clashes continue in Libya, thousands of migrants detained in the country are increasingly concerned about their safety...
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Libyan coastguard stops migrant rescues

The Libyan coastguard has not been operating in its maritime rescue zone over the past month, according to reports from German...
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Migrants detained in Tripoli face rising food prices as conflict continues

Migrants held in Tripoli’s detention centres are struggling to cope with rising food prices as conflict continues in and around...
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Morocco and Spain dismantle smuggling rings leading to drop in migrant arrivals

The number of irregular migrants arriving in Spain from Morocco has dropped by half this year due to the two countries’ joint...
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At least eight African migrants die in Yemen

At least eight African migrants have died in a makeshift camp in war-torn Yemen, said the International Organization for...
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Libya: Detained migrants in warzone attacked by soldiers

Soldiers loyal to Khalifa Haftar stormed the Qasr Bin Ghashir detention centre, 25 km south of Tripoli, on 23 April 2019. They...
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Smuggling group sentenced to decades in jail by Italian courts

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has sentenced three smugglers to 20 years each in jail in connection with a boat tragedy...
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